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The Overview of SME Development Situation in Ten Cities / Provinces and Some Initial Findings


  • Le Van Su

    (Central Institute for Economic Management)


For about twenty years of Doi Moi with the transition to a market based economy, oriented to socialism and consistent realization of multi-sector economic development policies in Vietnam, SMEs have witnessed significant steps in their development, increased very fast in terms of number. It can be said that SMEs have had a very important role in the liberalizing and developing production force, mobilizing internal resources for socio-economic development, making a critical contribution to economic restoration and growth, increase in export value, budget income as well as effectivley addressing social issues such as employment creation, poverty reduction and hunger eradication.

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  • Le Van Su, 2006. "The Overview of SME Development Situation in Ten Cities / Provinces and Some Initial Findings," Development Economics Working Papers 22717, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:eab:develo:22717

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    Vietnam; SMEs; development; economic development;

    JEL classification:

    • O10 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - General
    • P20 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - General


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